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China's economic growth edged down to 6.7 percent in latest quarter amid mounting trade tension with Washington

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 8:04pm

China's economic growth edged down to 6.7 percent in latest quarter amid mounting trade tension with Washington.

US trade, immigration and biofuel policies hit farmers hard

David Pitt, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 5:57pm

Even before the specter of a trade war with China and other countries threatened to cost them billions of dollars, American farmers were feeling the squeeze from fluctuating crop prices and other factors that have halved their overall income in recent years.

CVS apologizes after managers call cops on black customer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 3:00pm

CVS Health is apologizing after a black customer says white store managers in Chicago accused her of trying to use a phony coupon.

C'est la vie: Canadians still visiting US despite trade flap

David Sharp, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 2:31pm

The United States and Canada are engaged in a trade dispute, angering Canadians, but it doesn't seem to be having an impact on tourism. Not yet, anyway.

Reports detail Mossad raid on Iranian nuclear documents

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 2:31pm

New details have been leaked of how the Israeli spy agency Mossad smuggled out Iranian nuclear documents earlier this year, but the material does not appear to provide evidence that Iran failed to abide by its 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers.

Nation's new aircraft carrier enters next phase at shipyard

Ben Finley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 1:49pm

The nation's newest aircraft carrier returned to a Virginia shipyard Sunday for a year of planned upgrades and fixes, marking the next phase in the development of the Navy's most advanced and scrutinized warship.

'Hotel Transylvania 3' tops charts, 'Skyscraper' stumbles

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 1:02pm

"Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, "Skyscraper," in the dust.

Average price of US gas slips a penny, to $2.94 a gallon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 11:18am

The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. fell a penny a gallon over the past three weeks to $2.94.

May reveals Trump Brexit advice: Sue the EU, don't negotiate

Sylvia Hui, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 11:17am

In the midst of a messy political crisis at home over Britain's impending exit from the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May revealed Sunday that Donald Trump gave her this piece of advice: Sue the EU, don't negotiate.

5 years after declaring bankruptcy, Detroit reborn at a cost

Corey Williams, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 10:23am

It's been five years since Detroit bottomed out after decades of decline, admitting in the largest U.S. municipal bankruptcy filing ever that the country's one-time industrial engine could no longer pay its bills.

Protests in southern Iraq to demand better services, jobs

Sinan Salaheddin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 10:19am

Iraqis demanding better public services and jobs took to the streets for the sixth day on Sunday in the southern oil-rich province of Basra, as authorities put security forces on high alert and blocked the internet in the country's Shiite heartland.

Rush on for casinos to start sports bets before football

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 9:47am

New Jersey gambling regulators are warning casinos to submit their plans for sports betting by Monday or risk not being approved in time for the start of football season.

Accident at Myanmar jade mine kills at least 15

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 5:08am

At least 15 people were killed and dozens injured in a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar's jade mining region, state media and officials said Sunday.

UK Prime Minister Theresa May says President Donald Trump told her to "sue the EU" in Brexit talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 3:27am

UK Prime Minister Theresa May says President Donald Trump told her to "sue the EU" in Brexit talks.

7 fast-food chains agree to end 'no-poaching' policies

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 8:13pm

Seven national fast-food chains have agreed to end policies that block workers from changing branches — limiting their wages and job opportunities — under the threat of legal action from the state of Washington.

Lobbying firm sought envoys help to salvage Russian company

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 5:50pm

A U.S. lobbying firm sought to recruit the ambassadors of France, Germany and several other countries to demonstrate international support for severing Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska's control of Rusal, the aluminum manufacturing giant sanctioned by Washington.

Finnish brewery creates quirky beer for Trump-Putin summit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 2:24pm

A small Finnish craft brewery is paying a humorous tribute to the Helsinki summit.

WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 2:23pm

Office space sharing company WeWork says it is no longer serving red or white meat at company events.

8 arrested in protest at Utah operator of detention centers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 12:02pm

Eight people were arrested during a protest held outside offices of a Utah-based private prison company that wants to open a fourth detention center for U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement.